The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 40 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.99% 1.03% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 7.32% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +159.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £288 £330
% change year-on-year
+28.26% -12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
ITIL Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 41 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.88% 14.04% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 42
Average daily rate £400 £320 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £33.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Kent region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Kent region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - - - -
West Malling - - - -
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Foglight

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix